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From 2014 to 2017, some 80,000 construction workers reported suffering from a medical condition caused or made worse by their work. Lucy Alderson looks at the most common problems – and best practice for tackling them.
Lucy Alderson sits down with Skanska UK chief executive Gregor Craig to discuss how to tackle mental health in the industry – and why the subject is close to his heart.
Has workforce wellbeing improved since CN revealed the results of its first mental health survey in April last year – or is it still under pressure? Lucy Alderson investigates.
Tier ones are starting to “up their game” in addressing the industry’s mental health problem but more work needs to be done, according to Skanska UK CEO and president Gregor Craig.
Half of SME construction business owners hit by late payment problems have suffered mental health issues as a result, according to a survey by The Prompt Payment Directory.
Many veterans move from the forces into the industry and can offer unparalleled expertise. But contractors must do more to support the mental health of those who struggle with the transition.
Trad Group CEO Des Moore speaks to Binyamin Ali about the mental breakdown he suffered as a 26-year-old and the lessons construction can learn from experiences like his.
Nearly two-thirds (64 per cent) of construction workers want better physical and mental wellbeing support from their employers, new research has revealed.